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ahmadinejad and joins us on the set with a look at part of that interview. you asked some tough questions and in return ahmadinejad said you are backed by the defense department. >> that is what he accused me of being. i said i am a journalist and asking questions and not giving statements and it was very spirited interview. we started off talking about the fact that he sent a letter to president obama asking if he received a response and he said he has not and we discussed the comments about lend he gave at the u.n. yesterday. and our reaction to that. >> you wished americans well. but you have insulted millions and millions of americans by claiming that the u.s. government had a hand in 9/11. frankly, sir, how could you say such an insane and nutty thing? when you address your own president the same way? would they ever allow you to? >> in terms of that remark, those remarks? >> you did not probably read the full remark. >> what evidence do you have that the up is responsible for 9/11? >> you are not allowing me to respond. and you insult me, as well. >> do you believe the government ha
, and it's been misused, it's been mistaught. it's a phrase that is not contained in the u.s. constitution. as we have discussed before, it's from a letter that thomas jefferson wrote to the connecticut baptist when they feared the government might be getting between them and the way they worship. because baptist, that wasn't popular in connecticut at the time. they say wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. so what did he mean by that? does it mean that the state needs to be protected from the awe-inspiring power of the force? or it is possible the army of maurding pastors and nuns -- if you see the nuns coming after the state, look out. could it be the nuns and the bishops suddenly without warning will seize control of the government in some sort of creepy christian coup? no, i don't think so. for the record it's called "establishment clause." why is it called the establishment clause? it's in the first amendment. the establishment clause. this is what it says. congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. that's it. congress shall ma
for something that actually moves us dramatically in the right direction. maybe the rest of america isn't there. there is some bold stuff and then they'll repeal healthcare, they say. not bad, but there is also in there, return to the 2008 spending levels. pretarp. even before tarp, the spending levels stanley cup on ice -- stunk on ice. how act returning to the levels 1908? >> glenn: we need bold solutions, because the problems were as breathtaking as the grand canyon. if we keep watching this direction, we'll tumble down into it. no one is levelling with you on what will happen if we're not bold. but tonight, we will. c'mon! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. wouldn't you like once in a while if someone would treat you like an adult? seriously. somebody would just level with you. all they ever tell us is what they think we want to hear. what they think we need to hear. just tell us the truth. you don't need to sugarcoat it. that's what everybody does, to suit their agenda. both sides are sugarcoating. from the right we get we have to stop spending or we'll drive ourselves in bankruptcy and we
and pressures iran. iran's president says the u.s. could have been behind the 9/11 attacks. we'll run down the list of all the president's men packing their bags. live from the studio in washington. this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. house republicans today rolled out the document they hope will be their ticket to majority status. pledge to america has 21 plags of promises, many a direct slap at president obama. democrats were quick to respond today. correspondent shannon bream looks at the fine print of the pledge. >> washington has made the problem worse. >> reporter: today, republican leaders vowed if they retake the majority of the seats in the house november 2, that will change. outlined in the pledge to america, beefing up the national security can, repealing healthcare legislation and reigning in government size and spending. >> this president and this congress put this nation on the road to bankruptcy and they're pressing down on the accelerator. time to press on the break and put us back on the road to recovery and opportunity. >> reporter: republicans say the
shawn stepped in to sit down with ahmadinejad. and he joins us now. eric? >> well, jon, he accused me of trying to order him about what to say. he claimed i was representing the united states government and the united nations security council and that i am backed by the defense department. i assured him i'm an objective reporter asking questions and some he clearly did not like. well, he did wish the american people, quote, the good people of america a happy time. he defended those controversial remarks about 9/11 that have angered so many. >> you wished americans well, but you have insulted millions and millions of americans by claiming that the u.s. government had a hand in 9/11. quite frankly, sir, how could you say such an insane and nutty thing? >> would you address your own president the same way? would they ever allow you to? >> in terms of that remark, sir, in terms of those remarks. >> you probably didn't read the full remark. >> yesterday. what evidence do you have that the u.s. government is responsible for 9/11? well, you are smiling. do you believe the government had a ha
the u.s. government orchestrated the attack to reverse the declining american economy and its grips on the middle east in order to save the zionist regime. martha: pretty incredible, huh? the u.s. delegation thought so, too, they stood up and stormed out of the room on that. the obama administration called the iranian leader's comments outrageous and offensive and around new york, listen to this: thousands of people out there, they have been protesting his presence in this city for days, they even blasted his hotel for even accommodating him. bill we are awaiting at the moment a news conference in new york where ahmadinejad will speak yet again. certainly this topic and more will come up. good morning here in new york. >>> their company got your bailout dollars, now chrysler workers caught on video doing -- videotape doing more than just changing sparkplugs, chugging beer and smoking marijuana in the motor city. the exclusive investigation, carried out by a news team, wjbk television, has the evidence on videotape and these fellows were not shy. stuart varney, anchor of varney & com
enough to assume majority accountability in our actions that the public can and should hold us accountable for all we intend to do. that's why you see an attempt to try to be a reasoned party in this document. i think at the root of it all, of all the frustration is americans are tired of politicians who continue to promise things they can't deliver. >> greta: i've been critical of the democrats bringing up the issue of the tax cuts the extension of tax cuts on the eve of midterms that could have been discussed before. dream act certain segment of the population. now today you and other republicans go to a small business and also unveil this. where have you been or why now? why is that not the same sort of criticism as a stunt on the eve of the midterms? >> greta, if you look at proposals in the document, we have been about these proposals for sometime. we've been engaged in conversation with people, asking them what they thought of our stimulus plan? our plan was focused on small business help and providing tax relief to small businesses. that's in our plan. >> greta: i don't
of the uncertainty. so the poller joins us now. democrats, some, believe they are being smart by delaying a vote on the tax cut. are they? >>guest: there are members that would have had the chance to vote against the leadership, 35 or 40 members and win the vote if everyone else was unify giving them the chance to say wait, i understand small business concerns and the business community to create jobs but you need extra money. but, instead, they deny the 35 members a chance to vote. they are done. this is the last desperate ploy. >> what do they do? >>guest: the problem is they will go home and not make the changes, they will not fix the health care reform, they will not change the budget or tax legislation, they will not reduce the stimulus, they will not end the bailout, which is why the republicans put forward the "pledge for america." and in it it has things that have 60, 70's, and 80 percent support. they are in trouble. >> nancy pelosi recently commented about the tax cuts. >> it is about the policy. we are strong on that and members with a vote or without a vote can go home and talk about
't and accused the united states of staging the 9/11 attacks. >> some segments within the u.s. government orchestrated the attack to reverse the declining american economy and its grips on the middle east in order to save the zionist regime. jon: the u.s. delgration walked out during ahmadinejad's rant yesterday, joining them, 31 other delegates from around the world. we will monitor ahmadinejad's news conference for you. it is also streaming live on, if you'd like to see what that guy has to say. jenna: there's also the human drama behind the international standoff with iran, american hiker sarah shourd is trying to speak with president ahmadinejad while in new york, she's hope to go free other fiance and another friend of hers still in custody and accused of spying. we spoke with sarah earlier today. >> there's been, of course, different reports about you want to go meet face to face with mahmoud ahmadinejad. would you like to do that? >> very much. >> what would you like to say to him? >> i want to beseech him to extend the same humanitarian gesture to my fiance, shane baue
now! >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. a shocking political poll in new york state. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. conservative carl paladino backed by the tea party is running for governor against new york attorney general andrew cuomo whose father used to be the governor of the state. paladino is running on a mad as hell ticket saying he will dismantle what he calls the corrupt legislature in albany. >> by now, i think you're seeing the difference between me and my competitors. one wants to clean up albany with a whisk broom. the other, he might even use a mop. me, i'll clean out albany with a baseball bat. >> whoa! now, a few months ago, carl paladino was considered a fringe guy, a man who had virtually no chance to be governor of new york. listen to this, brand new poll among likely voters shows paladino just six points behind mr. cuomo. 49-43. that's beyond shocking. and he's shaking up the empire state big time. there's no question that after california, new york state is the most chaotic government in the country. new york
of the whistleblower statute. in testimony before the u.s. commission on civil rights about the voter intimidation case from 2008, coats offered evidence under oath that race and politics are driving decisions at the department of justice. take a listen. >> responded by telling the gathering in there that the obama administration was only interested in wringing traditional types -- bringing traditional types of section 2 cases that would provide equality for racial and minority language voters. and then she went on to say that this is what we are all about or words to that effect. megyn: in other words, mr. coast testifying there is a mandate within the department of justice not to enforce the voting rights laws for the benefit of white victims. steve centanni live in washington. he's been following the hearing all morning. steve, what have we learned? >> reporter: well, christopher coates at first did not want to testify, he's now testifying before the u.s. commission on civil rights with damning testimony about a culture of injustice inside the justice department. as he puts it, there's a long-term h
and it is out of control. >> our president has failed us. >> republicans are too busy listening to america's biggest corporations. when it is time for a photo-op for small business -- >> the land of opportunity has become the land of shrinking prosperity. >> the president: the last election was about a changing of the guard. this election is about guarding the change. >> we get it. we get it. this is why when we outline in here our pledge to america, i can tell you, we are very serious. >> sean: there are only 40 days remaining until voters head to the polls. today was without question a day that belonged to the republican party. looking to restore america's confidence in their government house gop leaders officially unveiled their pledge to america today in virginia. standing shoulder to shoulder with the man who could soon be the next speaker of the house john boehner the party promised to cut government spending repeal obama care, secure the border. >> we pledge to you that we will create jobs. end economic uncertainty and make america more competitive. we will cut washington wasteful s
goodness it's fox. thanks for joining us. we got three complete hours of newscasting that starts now. >> yeah, during rehearsal, it went well. hopefully it will go just as well during the live show. >> all right. breaking news overnight because this is happening in virginia. a woman has been executed for the first time in almost 100 years. theresa lewis was convicted in 2003 of plotting the murder of her husband and stepson. she apparently wanted their insurance money. she died by lethal injection. lewis' final words were for her stepdaughter. >> miss lewis did make a last statement. she said i just want kathy to know i love her. and i'm very sorry. >> protesters were outside the prison arguing that lewis was treated unfairly, apparently he was very close to the i.q. line where you're not supposed to get executed. police trying to figure out who killed a nicaraguan diplomat in his apartment in the bronx here in new york. he was found on the floor. his throat had been slashed. this just hours before he was scheduled to attend the u.n. general assembly. witnesses say there was a figh
investigation in the 9/11 attacks, as president obama calls insinuation of u.s. involvement inexcusable. the internal battle over democrats over when and what to extend bush tax cut. why was a comedian testify today in character on capitol hill? live from the studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. president obama says the idea that u.s. because we hind the 9/11 attacks is offensive and hateful. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is not backing down from comments he made thursday at the united nations. senior correspondent eric shawn talked with the iranian leader today. >> reporter: you wished americans well, but you insulted millions and millions of americans claiming that the u.s. government had a hand in 9/11. quite frankly, sir, how could you say such an insane and nutty thing? >> translator: would you address your own president the same way? would they ever allow you to? you probably didn't real the full -- >> yes, i was this, yesterday. what evidence do you have that the u.s. government is responsible for 9/11? >> translator: you're not ev
that terrorism suspects be kept off u.s. soil and deporting -- the best of all, deporting justin bieber to another country, preferably hawaii. con congressional republican #r*z pushing jobs overseas and blow a $700 billion hole in the deficit to give tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires and turn social security from a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble. they also added that if the pledge were to succeed, the flesh of orphans would be used as coasters in the private hovercraft. meanwhile, here is the most depressing ad in western civilization. >> there is mourning in america. today, 15 million men and women won't have the opportunity to go to work. business has shuddered. 2900 families will have their homes foreclosed by night fall. this afternoon 6,000 men and women will be married, each of their children to be born with a $30,000 share of the run away national debt. our government is now taking over the choices we once made in life. there is mourning in america. under the leadership of president obama, our country is fading and weaker and worse off. his policies were a gr
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